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Providing Safety and Hope for Arkansans

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The Department of Corrections complies with all applicable state and federal laws, guidelines, and procedures governing the procurement and disposition of commodities and services. The Board of Corrections has established further guidelines for the various approvals required for the procurement and dispositions of commodities and services for the Division of Correction and Division of Community Correction.

BID, RFP & RFQ Opportunities


The Department of Corrections is soliciting responses from qualified consultants to provide professional Owner’s Representative Services as defined by the TSS/Division of Building Authority Minimum Standards and Criteria (MSC) for the construction of a new correctional facility in the State of Arkansas.
The Owner’s Representative will supplement the Department’s oversight for the construction of a new correctional facility for up to 3000 beds for maximum, medium and minimum-security inmates, as well as assist in the selection processes for the project’s design professional and general contractor.
A detailed Request for Qualifications (RFQ) package will be provided to interested parties outlining the submittal requirements and selection methodology. Responses received for this RFQ will be used to screen prospective consultants and select finalists for interview in accordance with the MSC. The Department reserves the right to award one or more contracts under this solicitation and to negotiate fees on a percentage basis or lump sum as appropriate for the proposed project.
The deadline for submitting detailed responses to this RFQ will be 2 pm on July 23, 2024.
The State of Arkansas supports equal opportunity in the participation in all areas of capital improvements, therefore minority and women’s business enterprises are encouraged to participate. Interested parties may obtain a copy of the RFQ document by contacting the TSS-DBA Design Review Section at 501-682-5544 or at the following website:

DOC Procurement Information

*Procurements in excess of $10,000 are reported monthly in the DOC Secretary’s Board Report. Those reports are available for download HERE.

Other Helpful Procurement Links

Procurement forms, information on current state contracts, and other vendor information can be viewed by visiting the following websites:

Contact Information

Flora Johnson, Procurement Manager

Phone: 870-850-8500 | Fax: 870-850-8488

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